Management theory in action : real-world lessons for walking the talk / by Eric Kessler.

by Kessler, Eric HLooking glass.

Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.Description: 269 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780230607583; 0230607586.Subject(s): ManagementLooking glass | LeadershipLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographical references (p. 263) and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This book explains how to bridge the divide between theory and practice in a specific, concrete, and easy-to-relate manner, drawing on real-life personal accounts of how students have used classroom-taught theories and skills in their jobs. Practical guidelines are included to help the reader use these lessons in their everyday lives.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263) and index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction: We See It All too Often... (p. 1)
  • Section I Micro Management (You): The Individual
  • 1 Knowing Oneself Truly (p. 17)
  • 2 Managing Time and Stress (p. 35)
  • 3 Perceiving and Understand Accurately (p. 53)
  • 4 Making Better and More Ethical Decisions (p. 73)
  • Section II Meso Management (+Them): The Interpersonal
  • 5 Communicating Effectively with Others (p. 95)
  • 6 Motivating and Inspiring Others (p. 115)
  • 7 Gaining Power and Influencing Others (p. 135)
  • 8 Resolving Conflicts with Others (p. 157)
  • Section III Macro Management (=Us): The Organizational
  • 9 Forging High-Performance Teams (p. 179)
  • 10 Designing an Enabling Structure and Culture (p. 201)
  • 11 Executing the Leadership Function (p. 223)
  • 12 Developing a Global Mindset (p. 243)
  • Notes (p. 263)
  • Author Biography (p. 265)
  • Index (p. 267)

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Eric H Kessler is a Professor of Management and founding director of the Business Honors Program at Pace University.